Where the Paths Meet: Remarks on Truth and Paradox

Jc Beall*, Michael Glanzberg

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMidwest Studies in Philosophy
Subtitle of host publicationTruth and its Deformities
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages30
ISBN (Print)9781405191456
StatePublished - Apr 17 2009


  • Classical restriction strategy-seeks to reevaluate truth bearers in semantic terms
  • Contextualist strategy-combines features of classical restriction strategy and Tarskian strategy
  • Logic path-concerns logical issues arising from truth-theoretic paradoxes
  • Nature path-concerns metaphysical questions about the "nature," (truth)
  • Semantic view of truth-a representative of a substantial and correspondence-inspired answer to the nature question
  • Sentences-bearers of truth; particularly, sentences of an interpreted language
  • Transparent view of truth-a form of deflationism taking a skeptical stance towards the nature question
  • Where paths meet-remarks on truth and paradox

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